Armenia records A/H1N1 decline

17:10 02/02/2010 » Health

Armenia records A/H1N1 decline

Armenia recorded no new A/H1N1 cases following January 13: the virus has withdrawn. According to the Assistant to Healthcare Minister Shushan Hunanyan, the rate of respiratory diseases has fallen as well.

As she said, the kindergartens have reopened in the republic since February 1. recalls that taking into account Healthcare Minister’s proposal, the Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan signed an order over closing schools and kindergartens in the republic December 8-19. Later, the term was suspended by December 28.

Laboratory has confirmed 119 swine flu cases by December 13, 3 out of which had death outcome. All patients have recovered and were discharged. Despite the virus decline, preventive measures are still underway in the republic.


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